Almond Milk – plain & simple

Almond Milk - plain & simple

You will forget about shop bought almond milk once you have made it yourself! Just get yourself a nut milk bag or a muslin cloth and start squeezing all the goodness out of those healthy pearls.

Unless you buy almond milk from a reputable supplier for a massive price tag, you will never be sure of what you are getting – the percentage of nuts is often minimal (this explains the rather watery taste). Further, the nuts may not be soaked beforehand (read below why this is important) and they will be packed with artificial sweeteners, emulsifiers and additives to prolong shelf life – obviously! But what will strike you most is the wonderful taste of homemade almond milk – drink it plain and it will taste like nothing found in any supermarket!

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Bellini Party – The Lovini

Bellini Party - The Lovini

1 year of Françoise La Prune – time to celebrate and what better way than with a series of 3 luxuriant Bellinis! Summertime is the perfect backdrop in which to serve these Prosecco-based cocktails – the rich fruity hues hinting at both health and freshness (but probably only delivering on one of these)! 😉  Continue reading

Pineapple Cherry Ginger Lifter {gf/df/ve}

Pineapple Cherry Ginger Lifter

Give yourself a good kick with this vibrant, refreshing and fruity ‘Pineapple Cherry Ginger Lifter’! Besides providing you with a real vitamin C boost, it has supremely beneficial properties for your digestion and your gut in general, it is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and will help your flexibility  – a real smooth operator! 😉 (more of its health benefits later)  Continue reading